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Oral history interview with Vera Tarsi

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.202 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0202

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Vera Tarsi, born on May 20, 1923, in Uzhgorod, Czechoslovakia (Uzhhorod, Ukraine), describes her family; moving to Prague, Czech Republic when she was one-year old; the German entrance into Czechoslovakia in 1939 and her father's attempts to obtain Hungarian passports; moving to Budapest, Hungary through Vienna, Austria in 1942; teaching English and French to two sisters in Budapest; obtaining fake Swiss passports; moving into a protected house on the shores of the Danube in 1944; the Russian army's arrival; working at the newly opened Czech embassy in Budapest; returning to Prague; marrying another survivor; and immigrating to Israel in March 1949.

Interviewee
Vera Tarsi
Date
1994 May 05  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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